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#329 of 2,366 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
South End
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Spanish, Contemporary
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439 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6304 (Arlington and Berkeley)
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Fredericton, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a busy restaurant, and we sat at the bar while waiting for a table. The bloody mary was different, spicy and good! Once seated, we were served quickly. The breakfast burrito and the eggs benedict are both excellent. We would eat here again, although we did feel old, as this is quite a young crowd.

Thank Heather O
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our son was in town on business and our daughter had been here many times - first time for the rest of us - and we would all definitely go back.. Great menu, attentive service

Thank jcmw2015
Boston, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This long-standing restaurant is renowned for its' weekend brunch. There is a Prix-fixe version until 10am, but we came later and ate a la carte. The food was well-flavored, but Masa loses a star for watered-down mojitos!

Thank veronicafromboston
Palo Alto, CA
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71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Masa on a Monday night with a group of business colleagues. The restaurant was practically empty and remained empty during our dinner. Everything we tasted was delicious, but that's about it. Service was slow (even with an empty restaurant) and the decor looked tired. Margaritas were too expensive for their mediocre quality. Basically, I don't recommend this restaurant... More 

Thank Mooneydriver
Stow, Massachusetts
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Sad that I had missed the much-touted $9.95 9-11 AM Sunday brunch, I was heartened to realize that brunch continues til 3, just at slightly higher prices.The low-priced deal runs AM and afternoon on Saturdays as well. We ate at one of 4 outdoor tables on a warm September day which was an enjoyable place from which we watched neighbors... More 

Thank make-reservations
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75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

I had salmon daughter eggplant stack. The eggplant wasnt a stack just a giant hunk. Alot of bitter. Couldnt eat it. Salmon was also a big hunk. Lots of that dark stuff. Not a fan

Thank Paula R
Quebec City, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

I had read about this restaurant on the 40 secrets of Boston and was not disapointed. I took the 10$ brunch fiesta with the huevos rancheros : delicious ! The manager was SO NICE and toughtful when we told him about a peanut allergy. Loved the place !

Thank Oerba_Dia_Vanille
Boston, Massachusetts
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105 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

The restaurant is located in the South End with limited street parking. We went there for brunch. It has the cheapest brunch items in Boston which are deliciously prepared on the weekends during specified hours. The food is very good and it has great decor. Saturdays are easier to get in as the hours are longer for the special price.... More 

Thank skhs14
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

I will start by saying I wouldn't even give Masa a star if I could. Sadly, Google forces you to. Masa was not willing to accommodate my dairy allergy Masa was recommended as it as a great brunch deal. $9.95 for a tapa and main course. I called the restaurant to see if they can accomadate my dairy allergy. The... More 

Thank Kelly L
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We were looking for an easy, local brunch spot, feeling like we should venture beyond the Beehive, our usual go to brunch spot. After reading various reviews we settled on a 'bit of a risk' Masa. Alarm bells should have been ringing when we waited 20 minutes and had to ask the server for a menu. We then had to... More 

Thank LondonMols

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $40
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Spanish, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 3:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 439 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02116-6304
    (Arlington and Berkeley)
  • Public Transportation: Arlington T stop green line, or Back Bay station on the Orange Line
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > South End
  • Neighborhood: South End
  • Phone Number: 617-338-8884

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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